What specialist should I see for ankle swelling?

Karen L. Gorton, PhD, MS, RN
Emergency Room Nursing

While seeing a specialist is beneficial, you may want to see your primary healthcare provider for your ankle swelling. Ankle swelling may be an indicator of health related problems other than orthopedic ones. 

The specialist who most frequently will see ankle injuries/problems is an Orthopedic Surgeon. 

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